Members of the 182nd Infantry Regiment arrive in Indiana after spending a year in Afghanistan. They will spend about a week here before returning to their homes in New England.
A student paints the Facebook logo on a mural commemorating Egypt's revolution last spring. The team from the CIA's Open Source Center monitors social media activity overseas.
Pentagon spokesman George Little, speaking Thursday, said U.S. and Pakistani forces both made mistakes that contributed to the Nov. 26 shooting that killed two dozen Pakistani soldiers along the border with Afghanistan.
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Unmanned aerial vehicles, like this Predator (shown here in 2009 during training at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nev.), make up the fastest growing segment of the U.S. Air Force.
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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta testifies on Capitol Hill on Nov. 15. Debate over Pentagon spending cuts is heating up as a bipartisan congressional panel tries to come up with a plan to cut the federal deficit.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen (right) and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday. The Pentagon is tasked with cutting $450 billion from its budget in the next 10 years.
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